Incontinence Monitoring System Using Wireless Sensor for “Smart Diapers”

  • G. Shri Harini
  • N. Vishal
  • S. Prince Sahaya BrightyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Data Engineering and Communications Technologies book series (LNDECT, volume 35)


Urinary Incontinence is the most common and serious issue that is faced by the Senior citizens, infants as well as the physically and mentally challenged people. This paper presents a design of Incontinence monitoring system using wireless sensors for “Smart Diaper” which is based on the non-contact sensor module that could be incorporated in the diaper. Data is transmitted by means of a wireless transmission and communication technology also the user will be provided a Mobile application that notifies the status of the Moisture content from the diaper. The real time moisture information is collected by the device which is integrated with the diaper and this device will pass on the data by means of Bluetooth module to the application provided and all the data and details will be stored in the Database for future reference or experiments. The proposed alarm system along with the working flow are mentioned.


Urinary incontinence Non-contact sensor Wireless data transmission Mobile app 



The authors like to thank the all the anonymous reviewers for their valuable suggestions and Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College for offering resources for the implementation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Shri Harini
    • 1
  • N. Vishal
    • 1
  • S. Prince Sahaya Brighty
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Sri Ramakrishna Engineering CollegeCoimbatoreIndia

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